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Moth
INTERVIEW

So, maybe Moth is an acronym and we didn’t know it. We sincerely regret not asking what it means. (Maybe we should have a contest and ask users to guess. First place wins a six pack and bug repellent.) What we do know is  that when answering...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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The Flaming Lips
INTERVIEW

Wayne Coyne is the greatest guy ever.* Just keep that bit of information in mind, it will make sense later. If you happen to be an audiophile and not completely blind, you may notice that the Flaming Lips are on the cover of tons of music magazines lately as they...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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The Gray Kid
INTERVIEW

Steve Cooper will admit he’s more than a rapper, although he doesn’t mind the title. He’s also a booty-shakin, falsetto-singing, public policy-workin’ kid from the East coast who is using the good fortune he’s finding in Los Angeles as he...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Stavesacre
INTERVIEW

Q and A with Frontman, Mark Salomon 1.) So you guys are coming on ten years of service in the rock n’ roll game, how do you keep the momentum going and also, how do you keep yourself inspired? Well… not really sure on momentum – it’s either...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Under The Influence Of Giants
INTERVIEW

They’re from L.A. and somehow these BeeGee-ified rockers slipped under our radar, but pretty soon it will be hard for you to miss Under the Influence of Giants as their debut release picks up speed and they begin a series of tours. If we were one of those rags...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Oliver Future
INTERVIEW

Band member name answering: Noah Lit What you do in band: Load the van and sing. 1. Boring starter question: How did you guys meet? Internet chatrooms: gardeners.com, knittingcircle.net and vigilanties.gov. 2. Follow up boring question: How did you pick the name Oliver...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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The Bronx
INTERVIEW

The Bronx are the kind of band that can come off as pretty damn scary if you don’t know them. Singer Matt Caughthran’s vocals are gut-wrenching, spine-curdling wails that will shake the soul out of you. Their music is louder than loud, they can drink you...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Gosling
EDITORIAL

The last time a band switched gears so drastically—potentially missing out on super-stardom—was The Mars Volta when they ditched At the Drive-in. They trusted their guts and felt like they were going in the wrong direction creatively—they needed...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Simon Dawes
NEWS

Malibu’s Simon Dawes spend the entirety of “Salute the Institution” name-checking rock heroes who came before— heroes like Lennon, Bowie and Jimmy Page. All the while, they’re throwing tounge-in-cheek jabs at an industry that increasingly...

Sunday, 29 October 2006
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Editors [Interview]
INTERVIEW

Editors have enjoyed a rather swift rise to the top as far as British bands in the U.S. go. Nearly half a year after playing cozy L.A. venue Spaceland, the band sells out Hollywood’s Avalon theatre that boasts a near 1,500 capacity. Back home in the U.K., the...

Sunday, 29 October 2006
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